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Saturday, September 30–Harvest Home Decorating

All persons who would like to help decorate the sanctuary with fall items in celebration of the upcoming Harvest Home Sunday, are welcome to attend a festive hour of placing corn shocks, pumpkins, gourds, etc., around the sanctuary chancel and … Continue reading

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Tensions in the Wilderness (Exodus 16:2-15)

After fleeing a pharaoh and his soldiers; after escaping plagues and securing safety for their children; after being given no time to pack; and no time to gather enough of anything, food or water, one can hardly blame the Israelites … Continue reading

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Bluffton Fall Festival Saturday, September 23

A special program featuring local churches will be presented as part of the Bluffton Fall Festival.  Stop in under the tent on the lawn of the Bluffton Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 23.  The program begins at 10 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Trip to Allen County Museum Tuesday, October 10

The St. John’s UCC Roadsters will be traveling to the Allen County Museum in Lima, Ohio on Tuesday, October 10.  A guided tour is planned through parts of the museum, the Children’s Garden and the McDonnell House, for those who … Continue reading

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Special Offering to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Sunday, September 3 and Sunday, September 10, a special basket was placed at the back of the church for donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.  All monies will be sent to the Northwest Ohio Association to be added to … Continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child

St. John’s UCC will be participating this year in the Operation Christmas Child project, begun by Franklin Graham.  We will be filling special Christmas boxes with small gift items for boys and girls.  The boxes will also include an 11-page … Continue reading

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Quilt Auction

An original quilt designed with pieces in Civil War style, was handmade by St. John’s UCC member, Connie Kempf.  Members of St. John’s UCC will be selling raffle tickets priced at $1.00 a piece, or 6 tickets for $5.00. The … Continue reading

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Fall Beef and Noodle Dinner October 6, 2017

St. John’s UCC will prepare and host the fall beef and noodle dinner on Friday, October 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Patrons may dine in or carry out.  The event takes place in Oppermann Hall of the church. Menu … Continue reading

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Hours for Sunday School and Worship Beginning September 10, 2017

Note that we go to the fall, winter and spring schedule for Sunday School and Worship on Sunday, September 10: Sunday School for Adults–9:30 a.m. Worship–10:30 a.m.; Sunday School for children during the worship hour Please note these times on … Continue reading

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Second Sunday Potlucks Resume in September

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Second Sunday Potlucks during the September through April church year.  The fellowship and food  uplifted those of us who attended the luncheons. Since many of us travel and are otherwise taking part … Continue reading

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